Health benefits of noni juice include prevention of cancer, protection and healthy functioning of liver maintenance of cardiovascular health, relaxed muscles, relief from memory problems and conditions like gout and diabetes. The immense antioxidant potential of noni juice exerts antipsychotic, antifungal, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects which are valuable in treating conditions like arthritis and disorders related to central nervous system.
Since thousands of years, the natural healing power of this juice has been esteemed for its ability to keep the skin healthy, boost energy levels and prevent general body weakness, accelerates wound healing and toughens the immune defense system of the body.
Noni juice is derived from the fruit of a small evergreen plant called noni, also known as Indian mulberry normally found in global subtropics and tropics. Botanical name Morinda citrifolia, noni belongs to the Rubiaceae family and is privileged as the ‘queen’ of the Morinda genus owing to its conspicuous attributes, versatile nature and distinctive capability of spreading itself usually on the seashores without requiring much human intervention. It is often one of the earliest species which grow on the freshly deposited lava flows typically in Hawaiian regions.
The historic beginning and geographic dissemination of noni juice in the pacific islands traces back to thousands of years. Until the later part of twentieth century, noni plant was just used for dyeing clothes before its intriguing therapeutic value took its position at the forefront of alternative medication. Since then it has been admired as a focus of the Polynesian conventional medicine and is deliberated as a sacred healer among the Hawaiians for every plausible imbalance. In the recent years, juice of noni has been a part of discussions and speculations globally attributing to its unique healing characteristics however, its true therapeutic potential is yet to be discovered.
Noni tree is more like a shrub or small tree with its height ranging from 3-10 m. It has rounded branches, dark shiny leaves, reddish-brown seeds, small groupings of edible white flowers which in due course progress into a few-inches long, potato or egg-shaped greenish white fruit carved with many round grooves.